1504 Miehls Dr., Carlsbad, NM 88220
We are located off U.S. Route 285 at the north edge of Carlsbad, New Mexico, at an elevation of 3,200 feet atop the Ocotillo Hills overlooking the city Pecos River. The zoo is open every day except Christmas.
The zoo is open every day except Christmas Day.
Snack and drink vending machines are located in the visitors’ center. Zoo visitors may use the picnic tables located near the visitors’ center. School groups that are planning to eat at the zoo should reserve the tables beforehand. Restaurants are within a few miles of the Zoo.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park
Hours : 9:00am till 5:00pm
Last entry to park at 3:30pm
No reservations required!
Mask and social distancing are still in place while in our buildings.